2021-2022 Catalogue


Bentley University undergraduate and graduate business programs are accredited by AACSB International ­— the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. As a college of business with AACSB-accredited business programs, Bentley meets or exceeds established standards, as determined by periodic AACSB peer group review. The AACSB quality standards relate to curriculum, faculty resources, admission, degree requirements, library and computer facilities, financial resources and intellectual climate.

The university is also accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE), indicating that it meets or exceeds established standards, as determined by a periodic peer group review. As an accredited college, Bentley is judged to have the necessary resources and institutional integrity to achieve its stated purpose through its educational programs. NECHE accreditation applies to Bentley as a whole and provides a reasonable assurance about the quality of opportunities available to its students.

Bentley University is accredited by the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS), which benchmarks quality in management and business education. EQUIS seeks to advance the mission of the European Foundation for Management Development by raising the global standard of management education. Accredited institutions must meet high measures of quality in all dimensions of their programs and activities and demonstrate a high degree of internationalism. Bentley is one of three business schools in the United States and 183 worldwide to earn EQUIS accreditation.